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Organisations in Bexley and Kent


Bexley Archaeological Group, involving the community in the identification, preservation and recording of our heritage:


Bexley Civic Society, an active environmental group:


Bexley Community Library, operated by the charity Greener Bexley since July 2012, it runs a programme of events for adults and children:


Bexley Local Studies and Archive Centre, preserving and providing access to our borough's records and archives:


Blendon Archaeological and Historical Research Group, an active community project looking at the history of the Blendon estate:


Chislehurst Society, preserving and enhancing the quality of life in Chislehurst:


Crayford Town Archive, formed in 2003 to collect digital images of Crayford through the years. If you have images to lend to CTA or would like to view some of the collection, visit Crayford Library (behind the Town Hall) Monday afternoons (except the third Monday of the month) 2pm-4pm. (Contact by e-mail or tel. 07800 992931).


Dartford Hospital Histories, the history of Dartford hospitals, including Joyce Green and the river hospitals:


Eltham Society, preserving the past, conserving the present and protecting the future of Eltham:


Erith and Belvedere Local History Society, encouraging an interest in the history of those districts: Erith and Belvedere LHS Facebook Page


Erith Town Forum, to liaise with the Council on issues affecting businesses and the community in Erith:


Kent Archaeological Society, devoted to the history and archaeology of the ancient county of Kent:


Kent History Federation, information on local history societies and events in Kent:


Lamorbey and Sidcup Local History Society, encouraging an interest in Sidcup, Blackfen, Foots Cray and North Cray:


North West Kent Family History Society, to aid and encourage family history and genealogy in north west Kent:



Websites of local interest


Blackfen Past and Present, attracting interest in a project on Blackfen:


Discovering Britain: a series a downloadable walks by the Royal Geographical Society to explore local landscapes, including a walk around Bexley, 'the last village':


Changing Times, our project blog:


Changing Times: 100 Years of the Broadway, Bexleyheath, 1912-2012, our project website hosted by our partner, Bexley Council:


Crayford History, discover the history of Crayford:


East Wickham and Welling War Memorial Trust, remembering the men from the district who died during the First World War:


Green Chain Walk, a series of walks exploring the nature and wildlife of south-east London:


Ideal Homes, a history of south-east London suburbs:


Maypole Estate, a history of Maypole, Dartford Heath:


Trust Thamesmead, the history and heritage of Thamesmead:


Welling and District Model Engineering Society, founded in 1945, with a public running season:


Meetings are held at the hall of St John Fisher RC Church, Thanet Road, Bexley

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